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Socorro Post Office
Socorro, New Mexico


Description: Socorro Post Office
Other Names:
Address: Socorro, New Mexico
Type: government
Original Client: lease to the government
Date: 1931-32
Condition: not located

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost & Brittelle
Contractors: W.E. Hitchcook
Dimensions and Orientation: Spanish architecture
Budget/Cost: $5,500.00

Foundation: conerete
Wall Materials: stucco
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used: the lobby and vestibule was tile
Remodeling and Additions:

Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: 1.) Albuquerque Journal October, 20, 1931
2.)Deming Newspaper December 31, 1931 page 4 reports the building a quarter nearing completion

Remarks: The contract for the postoffice building was let to W.E. Hitchcock of Hot Springs, New Mexico. The building was being put up by George E. Cook of Socorro and then was to be leased to the government.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990